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Video Update 22/10/2019

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**NOTE: Please get in touch if any of these clips are yours and of which I haven’t given you due credit for as it’s possible I’ve lost who some of these belong to, if any.

Video Compile 22/10/2019
Format: MP4, 512 kbps, 480 x 376, Mono Audio except * (Stereo)
Dur: 6’58”
Download (38.3 MB)

This compile contains the following cuts:

1. Australian Women’s Weekly
2. Bailey & McBrides Furniture
3-5. Balance Cereals
6. BBC Hardware gold batts
7. Benson and Hedges cricket test
8. Bic Shavers
9. Big Ben Pies – Rodney Rude
10. Big M flavoured milk

**All discs courtesy of Chris Keating**


White Wings Pty Ltd: Panjacks – 30 sec trk 15 and 16
Dur: 1’01”, 480 KB, Mono

Audio credit: Natec Sound Studios
Restored/Dubbed by Frankster @ DSM Sydney


Benson & Hedges: 30 sec Christmas spot 016.BS.0605
Dur: 0’31”, 247 KB, Mono

Audio credit: EMI Custom Service
Restored/Dubbed by Frankster @ DSM Sydney


Rothmans Perillys: 30 sec PER/30R/7, 8
Dur: 1’05”, 510 KB, Mono

Audio credit: EMI Custom Service
Restored/Dubbed by Frankster @ DSM Sydney


Escort Cigarettes: Whistling 25 sec 511/37
Dur: 0’25”, 202 KB, Mono

Audio credit: EMI Custom Service
Restored/Dubbed by Frankster @ DSM Sydney


Arnotts Biscuits Pty Ltd: Uneeda 30 sec Track 744
Dur: 0’31”, 243 KB, Mono

Audio credit: Visound Audio Laboratories Sydney
Restored/Dubbed by Frankster @ DSM Sydney

Airchecks Update 21/10/2019

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2UW with Phil Haldeman
Side 1: July 2nd 1974 6.30am to 7.15am
Dur: 30’52”, 14.4 MB, Mono

Side 2: July 3rd 1974 6.30am to 7 .15am (with Chris Kirby and Terry)
Dur: 30’47”, 14.4 MB, Mono

Audio credit: ARN/Les Cook for the tape
Restored/Dubbed by Frankster @ DSM Sydney



2UW with Ward Austin
Side 1: January 9th 1976 6.30am-7.00am
Dur: 28’49”, 13.5 MB, Mono

Side 2: January 11th 1976 10am-10.30am
Dur: 29’08”, 13.5 MB, Mono

Audio credit: ARN/Les Cook for the tape
Restored/Dubbed by Frankster @ DSM Sydney

Video Update 10/10/2019

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**NOTE: Please get in touch if any of these clips are yours and of which I haven’t given you due credit for as it’s possible I’ve lost who some of these belong to, if any.

Video Compile 10/10/2019
Format: MP4, 512 kbps, 480 x 376, Mono Audio except * (Stereo)
Dur: 6’33”
Download (41.7 MB)

This compile contains the following cuts:

1. Aussie bonds
2. Aussie Holidays with John Farnham
3. Aussie home loans 1
4. Aussie home loans 2
5. Austel 8 digit phone numbers
6. Australian Jobmate
7. Australian Listening Library
8. Australian Made Holidays with Paul Hogan
9. Australian Meat and Livestock Association – Feed The Man Meat! campaign
10. Australian Mining Industry council

**All discs courtesy of Chris Keating**


Colgative Palmolive Pty Ltd: Florient 25 sec, trk 656
Dur: 0’26”, 207 KB, Mono

Audio credit: Natec Sound Studios
Restored/Dubbed by Frankster @ DSM Sydney


Colgative Palmolive Pty Ltd: Florient 25 sec, trk 435
Dur: 0’26”, 211 KB, Mono

Audio credit: Natec Sound Studios
Restored/Dubbed by Frankster @ DSM Sydney



Colgate Palmolive Pty Ltd: 25 sec, trks 353-361 inclusive
Dur: 4’04”, 1.9 MB, Mono

Audio credit: Natec Sound Studios
Restored/Dubbed by Frankster @ DSM Sydney


Bear Brand Products (Behr Manning Aust Pty Ltd) 1962, trks 44-48 inclusive
Dur: 1’25”, 2.0 MB, Mono

Audio credit: Natec Sound Studios
Restored/Dubbed by Frankster @ DSM Sydney



Rosella Foods Pty Ltd: Rosella James – 3x 60″, 4x 15″ – 1966
Dur: 4’02”, 1.8 MB, Mono

Audio credit: Natec Sound Studios
Restored/Dubbed by Frankster @ DSM Sydney

Airchecks Update 10/10/2019

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2UW with Leon Byner: “The Way We Were”
Side 1: 26/10/1974
Dur: 26’42”, 12.5 MB, Mono

Side 2: 27/10/1974
Dur: 26’49”, 12.5 MB, Mono

Audio credit: ARN/Les Cook for the tape
Restored/Dubbed by Frankster



2UW with Leon Byner – 18/03/1974 (Side break at 29’53”)
Dur: 58’59”, 27.5 MB, Mono

Audio credit: ARN/Les Cook for the tape
Restored/Dubbed by Frankster @ DSM Sydney



2UW with Al Thompson “National Top 40” – 21/04/1974
Dur: 39’47”, 18.5 MB, Mono (Side break at 20’52”)

Audio credit: ARN/Les Cook for the tape
Restored/Dubbed by Frankster @ DSM Sydney

Video Update 04/10/2019

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**NOTE: Please get in touch if any of these clips are yours and of which I haven’t given you due credit for as it’s possible I’ve lost who some of these belong to, if any.

Video Compile 04/10/2019
Format: MP4, 512 kbps, 480 x 376, Mono Audio except * (Stereo)
Dur: 7’08”
Download (42.4 MB)

This compile contains the following cuts:

1. Anusol medicated wipes
2. Apple Mac – “what kind of computer is it, Frank?”
3. Arnott’s Granita biscuits
4. Aspro clear
5. Associated Midland with George Mallaby
6. Atari Video Computer System
7. ATN7 news promo: Steve Liebmann
8. ATN7 Special Presentation ID
9. Atrixo Hand Creams
10. Aussie Bonds (Bert ‘n’ Patti version)

**All discs supplied by Chris Keating**



Colgative Palmolive Pty Ltd: 25 sec commercials tracks 103-112 inclusive
Dur: 4’32”, 2.1 MB, Mono

Audio credit: Natec Sound Studios
Restored/Dubbed by Frankster @ DSM Sydney


Hunter Douglas Ltd: Luxaflex Expo ’70
Dur: 0’33”, 259 KB, Mono

Audio credit: Natec Sound Studios
Restored/Dubbed by Frankster @ DSM Sydney


Hunter Douglas Ltd: Luxaflex Awnings/Patio Awnings – 3x 30 sec
Dur: 1’38”, 772 KB, Mono

Audio credit: Natec Sound Studios
Restored/Dubbed by Frankster @ DSM Sydney


Decca Phase 4 Records: “Pop” promo 30 sec 1971
Dur: 0’30”, 2.0 MB, Mono

Audio credit: EMI Custom Service
Restored/Dubbed by Frankster @ DSM Sydney

**It’s amusing that this cut is promoting how good their stereo records were but a mono cut of the ad ended up on this release dub!


Lan-O-Leen Sheep Dip – 30 sec radio spots, tracks 1-4
Dur: 2’04”, 2.8 MB, Mono

Audio credit: AWA Custom Recording
Restored/Dubbed by Frankster @ DSM Sydney

Airchecks Update 02/10/2019

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2UW with Christopher John (Chris Kearns)
Side 1: Final Dial-A-Hit Show – 3/5/74
Dur: 32’26”, 15.1 MB, Mono

Side 2: National Top 40 – 12/5/74
Dur: 31’25”, 14.6 MB, Mono

Audio credit: ARN/Les Cook for the tape
Restored/Dubbed by Frankster @ DSM Sydney


2UW with John Laws – 18/7/74 (Side break at 31’06”)
Dur: 62’06”, 28.9 MB, Mono

Audio credit: ARN/Les Cook for the tape
Restored/Dubbed by Frankster @ DSM Sydney


2UW with John Laws – February 1973
Dur: 90’55”, 42.4 MB, Mono

Audio credit: ARN/Les Cook for the tape
Restored/Dubbed by Frankster @ DSM Sydney

Video Update 25/09/2019

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**NOTE: Please get in touch if any of these clips are yours and of which I haven’t given you due credit for as it’s possible I’ve lost who some of these belong to, if any.

Video Compile 25/09/2019
Format: MP4, 512 kbps, 480 x 376, Mono Audio except * (Stereo)
Dur: 7’34”
Download (53.3 MB)

This compile contains the following cuts:

1. Allan Seale for Women’s Weekly: Greenhouse Cards
2. AMCO Jeans: Male and female vocals
3. AMCO Jeans: Male vocal
4. American Express Travellers Cheques
5. Amoco Petrol
6. Ampex Cassettes
7. Amstrad Computers: $1099 Price Tag!
8. Ancol Newsagents
9. Ansett Airlines food promotion
10. Ansett Airlines “We make it easy for you” campaign